Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
If an infection develops in your middle ear and blocks your Eustachian tube, it may subsequently lead to a serious infection in the mastoid bone.
Malignant otitis externa occurs when an ear infection spreads to the outer ear and surrounding tissue.
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